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1. One that screams, especially one that sings harshly or stridently.
2. Slang A sensational headline.
3. Slang One that evokes screams or laughter: The comedian's act is a real screamer.
4. Slang An exclamation point.
5. Baseball A hard-hit line drive.
6. Any of several large waterfowl of the family Anhimidae of South America, having a harsh resonant call.
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1. a person or thing that screams
2. (Animals) any goose-like aquatic bird, such as Chauna torquata (crested screamer), of the family Anhimidae of tropical and subtropical South America: order Anseriformes (ducks, geese, etc)
3. someone or something that raises screams of laughter or astonishment
4. (Journalism & Publishing) slang US and Canadian a sensational headline
5. slang
a. a person or thing that is excellent of its kind
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(ˈskri mər)

1. a person or thing that screams.
2. Informal. something or someone causing screams of excitement, laughter, or the like.
3. a sensational headline printed in very large type.
4. any of several large, heavy-legged South American birds of the family Anhimidae, with harsh, far-carrying calls.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.screamer - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voicescreamer - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
communicator - a person who communicates with others
crier - a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
2.screamer - a sensational newspaper headline
headline, newspaper headline - the heading or caption of a newspaper article
3.screamer - gooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call
water bird, waterbird, waterfowl - freshwater aquatic bird
Anhima cornuta, horned screamer - screamer having a hornlike process projecting from the forehead
crested screamer - distinguished from the horned screamer by a feathery crest on the back of the head
4.screamer - a very hard hit ball
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
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[ˈskriːməʳ] N (US)
1. (= headline) → titular m muy grande
2. (= joke) → chiste m desternillante
he's a screameres la monda
3. (Sport) (= shot) → trallazo m
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"But my sons are neither boot-blacks nor newsboys, and I object to hearing them use such words as 'screamer,' 'bully,' and 'buster.' In fact, I fail to see the advantage of writing books about such people unless it is done in a very different way.
It will be as well to stop that young screamer though, in case I should be tempted to do him a mischief.
We saw also an autograph letter of Lucrezia Borgia, a lady for whom I have always entertained the highest respect, on account of her rare histrionic capabilities, her opulence in solid gold goblets made of gilded wood, her high distinction as an operatic screamer, and the facility with which she could order a sextuple funeral and get the corpses ready for it.
Then he would dart into the hut during the excitement, throttle the chief screamer, and be gone into the jungle before the blacks could gather their scattered nerves for an assault.
I don't think I was a kicker, biter or screamer on my first day in school -- but my teacher then did have a nervous breakdown during the year.
Jonjoe Kenny thought he had won their final game in Group C with a screamer but Josip Brekalo cancelled his stike out late on.
But as the clock ticked down Sturridge had the final say with his screamer in 89 minutes.
Reach fired home a screamer and ran to the Wednesday dug-out to pay tribute to the wife of their fitness coach who died last week from cancer.
The Screamer will cling on to your belongings and notify you with a screeching alarm as well as a smartphone notification every time that thing is moved.
"But you think it's not going to be your day when a lad scores a 30-yard screamer like that.
On target This screamer put Saints in front against Hibs